How to Wire Sensors to a WarmlyYours SCA-DUAL Snow Melt Controller


When you install a WarmlyYours Snow Melting System, you’ll need a control group to use with it. We are proud to offer several different options, one of which is sure to meet your individual needs and preferences. You can choose between automatic sensors or a manual timer option. You can benefit from the convenience of digital temperature readouts, automated sensors to turn on the heat based on air temperature sensor, and moisture sensors that activated when snow or ice forms on the surface, and more.

All of our controls come with a two year warranty. We’re sure you’ll love your new snow melting system, and when paired with one of our control systems, you’ll experience not just the luxury of not having to shovel snow and ice, but the convenience of leaving the system’s functionality in the hands of the controls. You deserve the best, and that’s why WarmlyYours is proud to offer these products.

Video Transcript

Hello, today, we're going to talk about hooking up the sensors that are used with our SCA-120 controller, there are two different types of sensors they can use with this controller. One of them is an aerial sensor and one of them is a gutter sensor. You can use one of these by themselves or you can use both of them at the same time. Today, we'll show you how to do that. To make your connections for the sensor, you'll need to remove the clear plastic cover off of the faceplate of the unit. And then that will let you get at the control center here. We have taken the screws out of the control cover here. And we will pull it out of the assembly. And inside here is where we need to make our connections. Now we can see our ribbon connector here attaching to our electronic card. What we're going to do. The easiest way to get the sensors wired in here and to make our connections to this card is to actually disconnect the ribbon connector. And that's very easy to do. You just spread the connectors apart and it will come right off. Now that we've disconnected the electronic card from the ribbon connector, now's a great time to get our low voltage wires into the low voltage section of this controller for our connection to the board. So I'm going to get these wires into this area. And there is our gutter sensor. And I'm going to put our aerial sensor in this hole and we'll get it through here, and that's the first step to getting them connected. Let's take a closer look at the electronic card and the connections that we make to it. If you look here, you can see that there is a black, white, red. And then a duplicate black, white, red terminal here. So there's six terminals here. They all do the same thing. If you're going to hook up one sensor, you can hook it up to the bottom three or the three above it. It doesn't matter. You can put it into each one. So if you're going to use two sensors, you would just attach one sensor black wire here, the white and the red here. And then the second sensor you do the black, the white and the red here. It doesn't matter which one you put it in. If you're only using one sensor, the two at the top, we don't use for aux auxiliary purposes, the two below at this, a remote. That is if you're using a remote control unit, which is available from WarmlyYours, the remote control unit could be put in your living room or kitchen or somewhere where you can have remote control of this unit. This unit is usually mounted either in the basement or in the garage. So we're going to be attaching to sensors. So we're going to put the red, white and black one from one sensor here. And then the red, white and black one from the other sensor here. These wires are very easy to install. All you do is you press down on this orange, orange color looking connector right here. You push down, push the wire in, like, go. And there are is our good connection. We'll continue to do this with our white and red wires. Now that we've made our two connections for our sensors, I remember, you can attach one or the other or both whatever you like to do, the aerial sensor and the gutter sensor, now that our low voltage connections are made, now it's time to go ahead and plug our ribbon connector back into the connector here on this board. And once this board connector push back in, you clamp the sides closed and that will hold the ribbon connector in place. And then you can pull your wires out from the side and. We can then go ahead and reattach our faceplate. Now we can see our low voltage connections coming out of the side of the controller to make sure that they stay nice and tight and they don't pull on the connections inside, we'll tighten these little strain relief connectors here on the outside, which will help with making it a little bit more weatherproof and to hold that wire in place. So it won't pull from the connection. Thank you for watching today's video on how to connect the low voltage connections for the SCA-120

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